Supply chain management is the management of business activities from product development, sourcing, production and logistics to overseeing the resources and related capabilities the organization needs to accomplish its objectives.
The master of science in supply chain management degree program introduces students to current supply chain operating practices, analysis methods, technology, applications and strategy developments. It also provides students with advanced knowledge on how to identify, resolve and manage complex operational problems.
School: Naveen Jindal School of Management
Program: Supply Chain Management
Catalog page: MS
Degree requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or its equivalent, as determined by the dean of graduate studies
Test score required: Yes
Competitive GMAT (GRE also accepted) score that is less than 5 years old. International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than 2 years old.
Letters of recommendation: 3
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.
Resume required: Yes
Admissions essay required: Yes
Deadlines: University deadlines apply.
Dr. Shawn Alborz
Assistant Dean and Director, SCM and MAS Programs
JSOM Advising Office
Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas, SM20
800 W. Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office: JSOM 2.250
Supply chain manager/director, strategic sourcing manager/director, materials director, strategic planner, and supplier management analyst
See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.